English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Scratchbury Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Norton Bavant

Historical Forms

  • Scratchburie 1609 Hoare


is Scratchburie 1609 Hoare , v. burh . There is an old camp here . Scratch is a West Country name for the Devil and may be the first element here .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement